The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 486 532 532
Rank change year-on-year
+46 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 139 128 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 88 71 40
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +2.53%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37708 41365 37406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.45% 84.78% 83.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31658 34388 31121
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +66 53 £70,000 +21.73% 8
Ealing - 2 £55,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 96 (35.96%) Information Security
2 79 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (28.84%) Java
4 73 (27.34%) Finance
5 68 (25.47%) C#
6 67 (25.09%) OWASP
7 66 (24.72%) Penetration Testing
8 62 (23.22%) .NET
9 61 (22.85%) CISSP
10 60 (22.47%) Cyber Security
11 56 (20.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 56 (20.97%) Degree
12 50 (18.73%) Security Cleared
13 49 (18.35%) Software Engineering
14 48 (17.98%) Selenium
15 47 (17.60%) C
15 47 (17.60%) Mobile App
16 45 (16.85%) QA
17 39 (14.61%) SC Cleared
18 37 (13.86%) SDLC
18 37 (13.86%) Performance Testing
18 37 (13.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 36 (13.48%) SQL
19 36 (13.48%) C++
20 33 (12.36%) Automated Testing
20 33 (12.36%) Project Management
20 33 (12.36%) Wireless
21 31 (11.61%) Integration Testing
22 30 (11.24%) Test Strategy
23 29 (10.86%) PCI DSS

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.25%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.50%) Apache
3 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.12%) Oracle BPEL
3 3 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.75%) Node.js
4 2 (0.75%) nginx
4 2 (0.75%) IIS
4 2 (0.75%) CMS
5 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.75%) Route 53
2 2 (0.75%) IaaS
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.37%) Veeva
3 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.36%) Wireless
2 25 (9.36%) Wireless Security
3 24 (8.99%) Network Security
4 21 (7.87%) Firewall
5 12 (4.49%) HTTP
6 11 (4.12%) Internet
7 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.75%) SSL
7 2 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.37%) DSL
8 1 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.37%) MVNO
8 1 (0.37%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.11%) Relational Database
2 24 (8.99%) RDBMS
3 6 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.12%) MySQL
4 3 (1.12%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.12%) Big Data
5 2 (0.75%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.75%) Redis
5 2 (0.75%) SimpleDB
5 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 48 (17.98%) Selenium
2 22 (8.24%) Visual Studio
3 21 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (7.87%) Cucumber
3 21 (7.87%) SoapUI
4 20 (7.49%) HP UFT
5 18 (6.74%) WebDriver
6 10 (3.75%) SpecFlow
6 10 (3.75%) Capybara
7 9 (3.37%) Git (software)
7 9 (3.37%) Jasmine
7 9 (3.37%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.37%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (3.00%) JIRA
9 7 (2.62%) WATIR
10 5 (1.87%) Appium
11 4 (1.50%) JMeter
12 3 (1.12%) Bugzilla
12 3 (1.12%) Maven
12 3 (1.12%) JUnit
General
1 73 (27.34%) Finance
2 11 (4.12%) Banking
3 10 (3.75%) Retail
3 10 (3.75%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.87%) Local Government
5 3 (1.12%) Marketing
5 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.75%) Advertising
6 2 (0.75%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (22.47%) Consultant
2 35 (13.11%) Analyst
2 35 (13.11%) Security Consultant
2 35 (13.11%) Security Specialist
3 33 (12.36%) Applications Specialist
3 33 (12.36%) Application Security Specialist
4 32 (11.99%) Tester
5 27 (10.11%) Penetration Tester
6 21 (7.87%) QA Engineer
7 19 (7.12%) Senior QA Engineer
8 17 (6.37%) Security Analyst
9 16 (5.99%) Test Manager
9 16 (5.99%) Architect
9 16 (5.99%) Penetration Test Consultant
10 15 (5.62%) Testing Consultant
11 14 (5.24%) Security Architect
12 13 (4.87%) Enterprise Architect
12 13 (4.87%) IT Consultant
12 13 (4.87%) IT Security Consultant
12 13 (4.87%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (23.22%) .NET
2 28 (10.49%) HTML
3 22 (8.24%) Struts
3 22 (8.24%) Spring
4 20 (7.49%) SOAP
5 18 (6.74%) Gherkin
6 16 (5.99%) Ajax
7 13 (4.87%) JSP
8 10 (3.75%) ASP.NET
9 8 (3.00%) RESTful
10 7 (2.62%) Web Services
11 5 (1.87%) XML
12 4 (1.50%) CSS
13 3 (1.12%) LAMP
14 2 (0.75%) POSIX
14 2 (0.75%) WSDL
14 2 (0.75%) XSL
14 2 (0.75%) Flash
14 2 (0.75%) XHTML
14 2 (0.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.60%) Mobile App
2 25 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.99%) CESG
4 15 (5.62%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.49%) PKI
5 12 (4.49%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.75%) CESG CLAS
7 9 (3.37%) GIS
8 7 (2.62%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.87%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.50%) User Experience
11 3 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.75%) RMADS
12 2 (0.75%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.37%) Handset
13 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.37%) Social Media
13 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.37%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.74%) Windows
2 14 (5.24%) UNIX
3 10 (3.75%) Linux
4 6 (2.25%) Android
4 6 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (35.96%) Information Security
2 79 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (25.09%) OWASP
4 66 (24.72%) Penetration Testing
5 60 (22.47%) Cyber Security
6 56 (20.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 49 (18.35%) Software Engineering
8 37 (13.86%) Performance Testing
8 37 (13.86%) SDLC
9 33 (12.36%) Automated Testing
9 33 (12.36%) Project Management
10 31 (11.61%) Integration Testing
11 30 (11.24%) Test Strategy
12 26 (9.74%) Test Scripting
12 26 (9.74%) Ethical Hacking
13 24 (8.99%) E-Commerce
13 24 (8.99%) Risk Management
14 23 (8.61%) Manual Testing
15 21 (7.87%) Test Automation
15 21 (7.87%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (28.84%) Java
2 68 (25.47%) C#
3 47 (17.60%) C
4 36 (13.48%) SQL
4 36 (13.48%) C++
5 25 (9.36%) Python
6 20 (7.49%) T-SQL
7 17 (6.37%) PHP
8 9 (3.37%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.00%) Ruby
10 7 (2.62%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.37%) Groovy
11 1 (0.37%) Scala
11 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (22.85%) CISSP
2 56 (20.97%) Degree
3 50 (18.73%) Security Cleared
4 39 (14.61%) SC Cleared
5 22 (8.24%) CISM
6 19 (7.12%) DV Cleared
7 15 (5.62%) CISA
8 13 (4.87%) GPEN
8 13 (4.87%) OSCP
9 11 (4.12%) CEH
10 6 (2.25%) ISEB
11 5 (1.87%) GSLC
12 3 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (1.12%) CISMP
12 3 (1.12%) CSSLP
13 2 (0.75%) GWAPT
13 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.75%) CHFI
13 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (16.85%) QA
2 37 (13.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (10.86%) PCI DSS
4 19 (7.12%) COBIT
5 11 (4.12%) JSP 440
6 7 (2.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.87%) PAS 55
8 2 (0.75%) HIPAA
System Software
1 13 (4.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.12%) Nmap
3 2 (0.75%) Nessus
3 2 (0.75%) AppDetective
3 2 (0.75%) Puppet
3 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.75%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.37%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (9.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.62%) Oracle
3 12 (4.49%) VMware
4 10 (3.75%) Google
4 10 (3.75%) HP
5 6 (2.25%) IBM
6 5 (1.87%) WorldPay
7 4 (1.50%) BT
8 3 (1.12%) McAfee
8 3 (1.12%) Qualys
9 2 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.37%) Reuters
10 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.37%) Facebook
10 1 (0.37%) Trustwave
10 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45 - £120K + 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £250 to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
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asos
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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